Co-author: Jack Dongarra
Author info: Distinguished Professor, Center for Information Technology Research
Publication Date: October 2011
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
Synopsis: This book is the first modern, up-to-date distributed systems textbook. Starting with an overview of modern distributed models, the book exposes the design principles, systems architecture, and innovative applications of parallel, distributed, and cloud computing systems. It will teach you how to create high-performance, scalable, reliable systems, providing comprehensive coverage of distributed and cloud computing, including: facilitating management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovery through virtualization; clustered systems for research or ecommerce applications; designing systems as web services; social networking systems using peer-to-peer computing; and principles of cloud computing using examples from open-source and commercial applications.